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My name is Zach AD 12-03-16!

Dachshund Mix Puppy for adoption in Preston, Connecticut - Zach AD 12-03-16
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Facts about Zach AD 12-03-16

  • Breed: Dachshund Mix
  • Color: Black - With Tan, Yellow Or Fawn
  • Age: Puppy
  • Size: Small 25 lbs (11 kg) or less
  • Sex: Male
  • ID#: RDV 757
Breed: Dachshund Mix
Gender: Male
Weight: 8 to 10 lbs
Age: DOB: 7/28/16
Location: Winnsboro, LA
Adoption Fee: $450 (includes transport and vaccinations for a year)

For more information about this dog, contact: RescueDogVillage@yahoo.com

See more photos and videos on our website Please apply online now to be considered as a potential adopter.

ADOPTED ON 12-03-16 - Zach, Cody and Mitzi was dropped off at a woman’s home by the owner that discarded him and left him to fend for himself. Dogs have much more devotion and commitment then the owner---this owner clearly lacked that. What is it that dogs have that human’s lack? Didn’t they understand that this dog would have chased a bear from their yard, lay down their life for them, and be there for them when they needed comfort or protection.

Dogs give comfort to people when they are upset. It is a fact dog lovers have known for a very long time. A study was done that revealed that dogs truly do respond to human tears and will naturally try to reassure a distressed person. It also turns out dogs will try and console anyone who cries, not just their owner. Although there is no way to know for sure if dogs can understand why someone is sad and needs comforting, the study does point out that dogs respond to human emotions.

Zach warms up quickly to new humans and is very loving dog once he knows that you are okay with his affection. He typically hangs with his sister Mizi. He is a normal socialized pup; very playful, loves to wrestle and play with the other foster dogs in his LA foster home as well as his sibling Mizi. He is not the kind of dog that will rush up and be in your face. Zach will take a minute to make sure you want his affection and he needs to be sure that he is safe in your space. When he first meets new people, he is not an overactive hyper dog that is all over you – he respects your space.

Dachshunds are known for being lively — and Zach is lively but does not overwhelm you! His foster describes him as a clever, courageous, little guy with soulful eyes and talks to you with his facial expressions. He has developed a clown personality especially when he lays his chest on the ground and sticks his butt up in the air, and then wags his tail like a flag when wants to play!! He definitely packs a whole lot of personality into a tiny little body. Zach, Mizi and Cody all snuggle up together for a nap—seeing them together leaves an imprint on our mind that these babies are meant for a special family.

Through no fault of their own, dogs in the south are left to make it on their own, over and over again. Zach is a victim of being born in a place where there are many dogs and no solutions. His story is heartfelt, dropped off at a strangers home who could not take care of him but unlike the owner, the stranger stopped what she was doing and got him to someone who could help him—our foster. This chain of hero’s have a network in the south and each of them has a small part that helps these extraordinary dogs to safety. The remarkable people who make rescue achievable could not walk away from Zach even though our foster had 30 dogs herself—now she has at 31. We can’t ever envision having so dogs in our own home, nerveless, puppies, but a rescuer’s spirit is pure and giving. Puppies come into this world with a clean slate. Zach’s life is full now of play, good food, afternoon naps in the sun and kisses daily from his rescuer that examines every spot on him.

These lively rescue dogs have an excellent reliable temperament and are friendly, superb with children and equable good with well-30 DOGS)). Zach craves humans and he needs to feel as though he is part of the family. This breed is wonderful with people of all ages, and interacts well with children.

As all puppies, Zach needs a lot of love, patience, and a family that won’t drop him off at some strangers home. He would make a wonderful addition to a family and in turn he will worm his way into your heart and delight you with his puppy antics!

This adorable guy is looking for a loving family that will dote on him and treat him as he deserves–a lifetime cherished member. Our rescue works from our hearts for our dogs; it is the least we can do for them because they deserve nothing less. We owe it to our dogs that the wonderful people who stand to be the last chapter of their rescue and the first chapter of their new forever lives deserve them.

If you have an urge to have an instant best friend that is always glad to see you and easily maintained, you really should give this wonderful guy a look. Zach just needs someone who will love him and give him the attention he deserves.

This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794 for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt

ABOUT THE BREED

Dachshund is a small purebred known for being alert, courageous, independent, lively, and playful dog. No matter what their size, Dachshunds are a delightful addition to any family, which is why they have ranked near the top of most popular dogs lists since the 1950s. Their cute appearance and lively disposition have inspired many affectionate nicknames for the breed, including wiener dog, hot dog, etc. But they also are very happy to join in with family activities. Doxies love their people and are typically very affectionate and enjoy snuggling. They are alert, courageous, independent, lively and playful and have soulful eyes and many facial expressions. They are able to handle most types of hot and cold weather.

CHILDREN
This small, drop-eared dog is tough enough to take on a badger, although they originally were bred to hunt ferocious badgers and other animals, today's Dachshunds are ideal family companions. Additionally, many people show them in conformation, obedience, agility, field trials, and earth dog trials. They are also hard-working and well-appreciated therapy dogs.

The Doxie is a highly intelligent, friendly and fun loving dog. This is a suitable breed for kids and is known to be playful, energetic, and affectionate around them Some Dachshunds will 'guard' their family.
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TRAINING
Training will be enjoyable. This dog is inclined to listen to commands and obey its owner. This Doxie will require fewer repetitions to obey specific instructions, pleasing owners who like to see quick results.

PERSONALITY
The Dachshund is described as clever, lively, and courageous. Dachshunds have a reputation for being entertaining and fearless, but what they want most is to cuddle with their people At home, the Dachshund's playful nature comes out. He loves to be close to you and "help" you do things like tie your shoes.

No matter what their size, Dachshunds are a delightful addition to any family, which is why they have ranked near the top of most popular dogs lists since the 1950s. Dachshunds are the most popular variety in the United States.

LIVING ENVIROMENT
They do, however, need a sweater in the winter if you live in an area with cold weather. Dachshunds are a good choice for apartment dwellers and people who don't have a backyard. They are popular with urban dwellers because of their small size and ease of care. They generally are active indoors and also enjoy going on walks. Just be careful not to let them get too fat or allow them to injure their backs by jumping off furniture. Also, be sure to support their backs when you are holding them. Because of their long backs, they are susceptible to slipped or ruptured (herniated) disks in their backs, which can result in partial or full paralysis.

This dog cannot be adopted to Massachusetts residents due to new laws regarding rescue
dogs being prohibited from adoption. Please contact Patricia Cabral at: 617-626-1786 or Mike Cahill at: 617-626-1794
for questions regarding what dogs you are allowed to adopt.



Whether you adopt through Rescue Dog Village or any other similar organization, the LEAST we can do is thank you from the bottom of our hearts for considering welcoming these deserving dogs into your hearts and home. One of our favorite sayings is "RESCUE IS THE BEST BREED," and we believe that wholeheartedly. Help us help these dogs and submit your application today! We appreciate that you want to help make a difference in the lives of dogs who need us most!!! RESCUE ROCKS!

TO SEE MORE PHOTOS OF THIS DOG AND ALL OUR ADOPTABLE DOGS,
PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR WEBSITE Rescue Dog Village

Disclaimer: Please note that the breeds posted on our dogs' biographies are our best guess based on years of working with rescue dogs. Adopters who need to know the exact breed or mix of breeds of a particular dog must have the dog's DNA tested at their own expense.

About Our Rescue

These dogs deserve all of our attention, and in Rescue Dog Village, we are committed to our adopters and our dogs equally. We offer full disclosure and hope to make the best matches possible. Please know our adoption fees never cover our expenses. We rely on the generosity of our adopters and supporters to help us help the dogs.

Our rescue is ONLY in the business of offering FULL DISCLOSURE to adopters, and expects and hopes to engage your questions and concerns fully. We owe it to the dogs we rescue and all the wonderful families/adopters who might consider welcoming our charges into their hearts and home. Our dogs are waiting for that ideal forever home where they will be cherished as deserving family members. It's sad these second chances are even necessary for these dogs, but we are committed to them and will devote the time and energy to their rehoming, and not just MOVE them to save more dogs. We diligently and responsibly seek good matches as we don't want to re-home the dog again. These animals have already endured more than they should have, and through no fault of their own. It behooves us to be honest and forthright, and we appreciate the same in return from applicants. It's that winning combination of reciprocal trust and respect that allows for successful placements to be made. Happy adopters translate to happy dogs, and that's our goal!

Our rescue volunteers will be more than honored to be in touch with you directly and promptly, after receiving your application and conducting a mandatory a veterinarian check. If you have never owned a dog before, please submit your application regardless, and we will be in touch with you as soon as possible. TAKE NOTE YOU SHOULD CHECK YOUR SPAM AS SOME RESPONSES FROM US WIND UP THERE WE'VE DISCOVERED. Also, take care to contact your veterinarian to let them know a member of rescue will be inquiring about your pet history!

Thank you for respecting that we all donate our time to saving these animals, and understand we value your philanthropic and compassionate desire to help be part of the rescue team. That said, you'll understand why we are committed to the well-being of our charges and consider this veterinarian check mandatory. If you are a first-time dog owner, we will work with you every step of the way! ADVOCACY AND EDUCATION ARE AS MUCH A PART OF RESPONSIBLE RESCUE AS ADOPTION! And it takes a RESCUE VILLAGE to help the most dogs possible in a thorough manner to ensure success on all fronts, and then some! It is an awful feeling to fail a dog, and we can't continue rescue if we don't do everything we can to ensure good matches for the dogs and tender families who might adopt them. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING.

Although we are an extremely small rescue group, we understand and respect your family's eagerness to be in touch and learn as much as you can about the dogs you are considering adopting. Our very experienced and devoted trainer will be happy to share all aspects of OUR RESCUE DOGS to determine compatibility once you've submitted your application, and another of our volunteers will explain the whole process of our rescue and answer any questions you might have as well

If you have the time and love to offer this extremely bright dog who can make you laugh for hours at his antics, PLEASE APPLY TO BE CONSIDERED FOR A RESCUE DOG VILLAGE DOG AND GIVE ONE A HOME. Our dogs deserve all that a committed family can offer. Make no mistake about it, this is one spectacular dog!

Please contact RescueDogVillage@yahoo.com and we will be happy to return your correspondence, but please submit the application now so we can have that information as a starting base for our dialogue.

THANK YOU FOR CONSIDERING RESCUE AS A MEANS OF WELCOMING YOUR NEXT FOUR-LEGGED FRIEND INTO YOUR LIFE!

ALL interested adopters MUST complete an application; agree to a vet reference check, phone interview and home visit. ALL family members MUST be in attendance for home visits - no exceptions. This helps us get to know everyone in the family so that we can help find the right dog for you

About Rescue Dog Village

About Our Rescue Group...

Rescue Dog Village is a small collaborative of dedicated and committed rescuers in New England who work tirelessly to re-home deserving dogs from high kill shelters.

Our dogs are assessed by a highly seasoned and dedicated trainers who devote years of experience working with dogs in a variety of settings and ideal matches are made so the perfect forever homes can be found. Too many transitions make it harder on these dogs who've endured so much already in their precious lives, so we take great care to evaluate every aspect of their behavior and share that with potential adopters. We believe in FULL AND OPEN DISCLOSURE and adopt our dogs fully vetted and healthy. RESCUE TAKES A VILLAGE -- and we are honored to work with all who share our philosophy of working together to do what we can to make a difference BECAUSE WE CAN!

Come Meet Our Pets...

Adoption fee for each dog is noted on their page and can sometimes vary.

Our Adoption Process...

Rescue Dog Village dogs are boarded and placed in foster homes until permanent, loving homes are found. We do not have a facility to visit - our dogs stay in private foster homes until adopted. We do our best to get to know each dog in our care so that we may be able to match them to the home best suited for their needs.

If you see a dog that you are interested in adopting, the process is as follows:

Step 1: The Application
Fill out an application. Each prospective owner fills out an adoption application. We usually have no history of our rescue dogs and are therefore very careful about placing them in households with children.

You will need to provide employer information, explain why you want the dog, and describe your yard, your other pets and your former pets, if any.

Step 2: Vet Check
Provide a veterinarian reference.
MUST:
•Call your vets office and give them permission to speak to us.
----If one of our volunteers contacts your vets office and they do not have permission to speak to us, it will hold up processing your application or result in closing it due to the volume of applicants we receive daily.

• Provide all information about your vet
----name
----address
----phone number.

We respect and value our volunteer’s time and they do NOT HAVE TIME TO LOOK UP YOUR VETS INFORMATION. We appreciate your help and respect to make sure we have all the information we need.

NEVER OWNED A DOG OR DO NOT HAVE A CURRENT VET REFERANCE:
If you've never gone to one before, you will need to provide a reference. The group will contact them to ask about your ability to care for a pet.

Step 3: The Home Visit
Your application will be reviewed and sent to a volunteer in your area. The volunteer will contact you to schedule a home visit within one week.

We require that everyone in the immediate family, including your current dog (if you have one) come to the appointment to meet your potential new dog. Adopting a dog is a big family decision and requires a commitment from everyone. If you currently own a dog, it must be up to date on shots, spayed/neutered and wear an i.d. tag.

Dogs from animal shelters can be amazing escape artists. By visiting your home, we can help you identify potential escape routes, and keep your new dog safe and secure.

Step 3: The Adoption
Before you bring your new dog home, you must sign an adoption contract with Rescue Dog Village.

Please remember that adoption contributions barely cover our expenses. Additional donations are greatly appreciated and will help us continue our life-saving work.

IF ANYTHING PREVENTS YOU FROM KEEPING YOUR DOG
Sometimes situations arise which cannot be helped. If, for any reason, you are unable to keep a dog you’ve adopted from Rescue Dog Village, the dog cannot be given away.

It doesn’t matter how much time has passed since the adoption. You must either return the dog to Rescue Dog Village, or obtain approval from RDV to transfer ownership to a friend or relative.

If you and the dog you would like to adopt seem to be well matched, we will respond to your application by email. Feel free to contact us at any time regarding the status of your application.